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FZNT32 KNHC 010217
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
917 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO

.SYNOPSIS...A WARM FRONT FROM THE FLORIDA STRAITS TO THE TEXAS
COASTAL BEND WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND E GULF WATERS
OVERNIGHT AND SUN. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVING OFF THE TEXAS COAST
ON SUN WITH MINIMAL GALE CONDITIONS OVER THE WESTERN GULF W OF
THE FRONT. THE EASTERN PORTION OF THIS SECOND FRONT WILL RACE SE
AND THROUGH THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA ON MON NIGHT...WHILE THE
WESTERN PORTION OF THE FRONT BECOMES STATIONARY OVER THE SW
WATERS ON MON NIGHT AND TUE. THESE FRONTAL REMNANTS WILL BEGIN
TO MOVE NE ON TUE NIGHT WITH LOW PRES EXPECTED TO DEVELOP NEAR
THE TEXAS COASTAL BEND AROUND SUNRISE WED...AND THEN MOVE E
ALONG 28N WED NIGHT DRAGGING A DEVELOPING COLD FRONT TO THE S
ACROSS THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL GULF WATERS.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W OF 94W S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW TO N
25 TO 30 KT...WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 KT...LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT LATE. ELSEWHERE SW WINDS 10 TO 15
KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W OF 94W N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
ELSEWHERE N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SW GULF OF MEXICO S OF 22N W OF 87W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT EARLY...BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT
WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 3 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...S OF 21N W OF 94W NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISH TO
25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF 94W N WINDS 25
TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. E OF
94W N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.


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